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Master of Science in Environmental Science and Technology

Degree awarded
Master's Degree

Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium

Ghent University, Belgium

Master of Science in Environmental Science and Technology


  • You are passionate to learn what it takes to create a healthier living environment for all, whilst avoiding pollution, preserving our ecosystems, and sustainably using and recovering resources.
  • A new generation of professionals is needed to provide creative, sustainable and workable solutions for increasingly complex environmental problems.
  • You want to learn how to tackle environmental issues from local to global scale, both in developed and developing economies, from oceans to megacities, duly accounting for the driving forces of global climate change.
  • After a broad education in Environmental Science and Technology the first year, the programme allows you to specialize for a full year (including master dissertation research) in one of five internationally hot environmental themes (majors), all of which are supported by top-level UGent research.